Zu Magazine is a publication of Zu Media. Below is an article from Issue 1: Skins.

Editor-in-Chief | Cynthia Arroyo

The books you see here are were recommended by some of the most influential and unique minds that I have encountered in my four years at APU. The novels are from various genres and their authors are from different backgrounds, places of origin and cultures. The books, in general, are what the kids nowadays call “woke.” Cut this page out, take a picture for yourself, tweet it to share the love or fill up your amazon cart. Whatever you do with it, you’re welcome in advance.

  1. “‘Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?’: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity,” Beverly Daniel Tatum
  2. “Americanah,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. “Things Fall Apart,” Chinua Achebe
  4. “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People,” Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji
  5. “The Other Wes Moore,” Wes Moore
  6. “Just Mercy,” Bryan Stevenson
  7. “The Rules Do Not Apply,” Ariel Levy
  8. “Homegoing,” Yaa Gyasi
  9. “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates
  10. “The Bluest Eye,” Toni Morrison
  11. “The New Jim Crow,” Michelle Alexander
  12. “Jesus Feminist,” Sarah Bessey
  13. “The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement,” Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
  14. “The Invisible Man,” Ralph Ellison
  15. “Roadmap to Reconciliation: Moving Communities into Unity Wholeness and Justice,” Brenda Salter McNeil